Idioms about peg
Origin of peg
OTHER WORDS FROM pegpeg·less, adjectivepeg·like, adjectivere·peg, verb, re·pegged, re·peg·ging.
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How to use peg in a sentence
The company has also clarified that parents will be able to work remotely past the August 2021 date currently pegged for the workforce’s return to the office is children’s schools remain closed.The best back-to-school benefits companies are offering their employees|ehinchliffe|September 10, 2020|Fortune
We pegged from the start that Democrats would win the House and Republicans would hold the Senate.Our Forecast: Biden Has a Commanding (But Not Certain) Lead|Daniel Malloy|September 10, 2020|Ozy
A season ago, SRS pegged the Canes as the league’s 13th-best team, just good enough to sneak into the playoffs and cause some chaos.Can The Hurricanes Win The Stanley Cup With Mediocre Goaltending?|Terrence Doyle|August 11, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
This strategy, of using an intersection between two spaces to find the points you’re looking for, has long been used in work on the square and rectangular peg problems.
This Möbius strip provides mathematicians with a new object to analyze in order to solve the rectangular peg problem.
To “link up the beachheads and peg out claims well inland” was necessarily the first aim of Overlord.Blood in the Sand: When James Jones Wrote a Grunt’s View of D-Day|James Jones|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And so the shaming of them, the public taking them down a peg or two, become moments to savor.
But “economic diversity” is a square peg in a round hole, no matter how you feel about round holes.
His team routed the British and hence, at the Patiala Peg, drinks are served in 75 ml glasses, compared to the standard 60 ml.An Indian Icon Reborn: The Imperial Hotel Reclaims Its Glory Days|Esha Chhabra|May 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was meant to convey an off-the-peg, cheap suit, which was all the character would have been able to afford.Finally! ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ Is Hollywood’s First 1990s Period Piece|Andrew Romano|December 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He reached up for her big, rough straw hat that hung on a peg outside the door, and put it on her head.
And I will fasten him as a peg in a sure place, and he shall be for a throne of glory to the house of his father.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
The throat, with the whole of the peg-box, is reduced slightly but consistently with strength and beauty of appearance.Antonio Stradivari|Horace William Petherick
Edna had found her old bathing suit still hanging, faded, upon its accustomed peg.
As the representative of his father-in-law, Haggard asked his lordship with punctilious hospitality if he would take another peg.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3)|Charles James Wills
British Dictionary definitions for peg
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Other Idioms and Phrases with peg
In addition to the idiom beginning with peg
- peg away at
- square peg in a round hole
- take down a notch (peg)